As I type this, it’s 8:44 am, and I just drove 30 minutes in
10 miles of pouring rain to start the week on 4 hours of sleep.
I went to bed about 11:30, but didn’t fall asleep until
nearly 1am—very unusual for me.Like an
overtightened bolt, I felt my corners round-off just a bit yesterday, the
torque warping my mind just too much to sleep.
There’s much to consider, globally, nationally, and within
my own hearth.Much I can do little
about.Globally, there keeps being more
of us, and our impact on the planet worsens by the year.Humans certainly seem less education, humane,
and trustworthy than we did even 10 years ago.Perhaps my eyes are just open to our own debauchery, my naiveté burned
away like so much slag from God’s refiner’s fire.
I can’t recall Donald Trump.I can’t unsay some of the things he’s said.I can generally watch in horror and pinch
myself every time I hear the phrase “President-Elect” attached to his name.
I’ve found myself watching lots of post-apocalyptic films
from my …
What is this, amateur hour? Who cares about some piddly church passion play? What's next, "Best Little Christmas Pageant Ever"?
How's this for Piddly: Two professional composers, a 9000 seat auditorium, 75,000 tickets over a month-long run, a 300 person chorous, two IMAX-size video screens.
Traditionally, Southeast's Easter Pageant has been the biggest theatrical production in Louisville. They took a year off to retool and rework it, comissioning a rework from the ground up. Whereas the previous iteration had been a "cast of thousands" broadway-style production, they wanted something...different.
Hoo-boy, it was different.
Let's talk about "theatre" that is 1/2 movie, 1/2 live action. Apparently, they shot it at a quarry during last year's drought, and it looks pretty good. Still, I didn't like it...distracting and interrupts the flow.
It's not the same program they've put on for years. Shows the…
At first glance (and second, and third) glance, this API doesn't seem to work. It promises to provide asynchronous notifications of state changes to the print objects in the spooler, but how the $#@^ does it work? Let's look at it more closely. (It's defined int he file prnasnot.h, if you've got your sdk handy.